West Orange Rec Summer Basketball League heats up

WEST ORANGE – The West Orange Recreation Summer Basketball League began the week of June 27. The Third-Fourth Grade Boys Division, Fifth-Sixth Grade Boys Division, and Fifth-Sixth Grade Girls Division games are held at West Orange High School. The Seventh-Eighth Grade Boys Division and Seventh-Eighth Grade Girls Division games are held at Liberty Middle School. […]

National Night Out returns to Maplewood’s DeHart Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Police Department will be hosting its annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, Aug. 2,  at DeHart Park from 6 to 9 p.m. If there are any residents or business owners who would like to take part in the event or make a contribution to the evening, they are encouraged […]

Reaffirming love at Daughters of Israel

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Josiah and Loise Nganga, both staff members at Daughters of Israel, reaffirmed their wedding vows at the facility on June 24, celebrating 14 years together. Rabbi Zvi Karpel, chaplain at Daughters, officiated at the elaborate and festive ceremony, which also included a champagne fountain serving punch, delectable hors d’oeuvres and a […]

Maplewood fireworks to go up tonight

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — After being rained out last night on Monday, July 4, Maplewood Township will host its fireworks tonight, Monday, July 5, at 9 p.m. in Memorial Park to celebrate American independence. No wristbands need be purchased for this event, but there will also be no refunds for those who purchased wristbands in anticipation […]

Residents report seeing black bear in WO

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, July 4, at approximately 6:30 p.m., residents reported seeing a black bear cub on Skyline Drive in the rear of one of the homes. As of yesterday evening, N.J. fish and game had been notified and residents were keeping an eye on the situation. Though not seen, the mother […]

WO Chamber of Commerce to hold networking event at Green Hill

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce will host a summer networking event on Wednesday, July 13, at Green Hill, 103 Pleasant Valley Way in West Orange. To attend the event, RSVP online at www.westorangechamber.com. Admission to the event is charged, though chamber members will receive a discount.

NCJW offers computer classes this August

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Sign up now at the Linda and Rudy Slucker NCJW/Essex Center for Women in Livingston for August computer classes. Each class is open to all women who need to improve their skills for job positions or who would just like to learn for their own personal use. Intermediate Word is scheduled to […]

Board to discuss HIB, perhaps in baseball program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, in the Superintendent’s Office at 525 Academy St. in Maplewood and will immediately move to go into executive session to discuss HIB, personnel and legal issues. No action will be taken.